Justin Mason’s Top 126 SP for 2020

Hello Draft Season!

Here are my top 126 starting pitchers for 2020, which is one more that Paul Sporer’s list from yesterday (shrug emoji)(sunglasses emoji). Paul and I will be talking about the differences there are between his and my list on today’s Sleeper and the Bust, so definitely check that out. For more ranks of mine for 2020, you can click the links below:

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Justin Mason’s Top 126 SP for 2020
Rank Player Team ADP
1 Jacob deGrom NYM 8.66
2 Gerrit Cole NYY 5.77
3 Justin Verlander HOU 14.05
4 Max Scherzer WAS 17.4
5 Walker Buehler LAD 17.23
6 Mike Clevinger CLE 23.49
7 Blake Snell TB 36.55
8 Chris Sale BOS 39.14
9 Shane Bieber CLE 28.89
10 Jack Flaherty STL 24.52
11 Luis Castillo CIN 49.77
12 Patrick Corbin WAS 47.78
13 Stephen Strasburg WAS 29.32
14 Luis Severino NYY 60.4
15 Aaron Nola PHI 50.66
16 Lucas Giolito CWS 53.03
17 Clayton Kershaw LAD 55.82
18 Charlie Morton TB 60.42
19 Tyler Glasnow TB 68.72
20 Yu Darvish CHC 69.49
21 Chris Paddack SD 51.28
22 Noah Syndergaard NYM 73.92
23 Trevor Bauer CIN 82.68
24 Zack Greinke HOU 69.6
25 Brandon Woodruff MIL 88.37
26 José Berríos MIN 92.02
27 Mike Soroka ATL 104.23
28 James Paxton NYY 92.22
29 Lance Lynn TEX 133.48
30 Carlos Carrasco CLE 110.37
31 Zac Gallen ARZ 127
32 Frankie Montas OAK 122.29
33 Sonny Gray CIN 101.86
34 Hyun-Jin Ryu TOR 110.83
35 Eduardo Rodriguez BOS 131.05
36 Jesus Luzardo OAK 125.72
37 Madison Bumgarner ARZ 116.48
38 Zack Wheeler PHI 121.92
39 Mike Minor TEX 172.57
40 Corey Kluber TEX 89.57
41 Kyle Hendricks CHC 159.63
42 Matthew Boyd DET 166.43
43 Andrew Heaney LAA 184.95
44 Shohei Ohtani LAA 93.11
45 Sean Manaea OAK 170.52
46 Luke Weaver ARZ 187.85
47 Carlos Martinez STL 190.98
48 Mike Foltynewicz ATL 200.32
49 Kenta Maeda LAD 200.57
50 David Price BOS 187.54
51 Max Fried ATL 145.06
52 Robbie Ray ARZ 149.54
53 German Márquez COL 174.89
54 Julio Urías LAD 162.15
55 Dinelson Lamet SD 120.12
56 Joe Musgrove PIT 214.17
57 Mitch Keller PIT 231.97
58 Jon Gray COL 247.78
59 Kyle Gibson TEX 356.92
60 Garrett Richards SD 282.55
61 Dylan Cease CWS 294.91
62 MacKenzie Gore SD 318.95
63 Lance McCullers Jr. HOU 188.95
64 Jeff Samardzija SF 322.94
65 Ross Stripling LAD 312.94
66 Sandy Alcantara MIA 265.74
67 Marcus Stroman NYM 218.98
68 Domingo German NYY 259.82
69 Chris Bassitt OAK 333.31
70 A.J. Puk OAK 256.55
71 Griffin Canning LAA 224.37
72 Jake Odorizzi MIN 182.75
73 Miles Mikolas STL 227.06
74 Michael Kopech CWS 264.89
75 Cole Hamels ATL 264.29
76 Johnny Cueto SF 315.62
77 Forrest Whitley HOU 285.89
78 Masahiro Tanaka NYY 236.65
79 Nathan Eovaldi BOS 395.86
80 Joey Lucchesi SD 221.97
81 Anthony DeSclafani CIN 270.17
82 Chris Archer PIT 265.69
83 Michael Pineda MIN 304.05
84 Marco Gonzales SEA 355.89
85 Tyler Beede SF 418.89
86 Dallas Keuchel CWS 278.38
87 Reynaldo López CWS 297.42
88 Kevin Gausman SF 436.08
89 Caleb Smith MIA 218.69
90 Dustin May LAD 247.18
91 Aaron Civale CLE 288.32
92 Patrick Sandoval LAA 498.29
93 Brad Peacock HOU 469.38
94 Zach Davies SD 444.89
95 Dakota Hudson STL 291.42
96 Jose Quintana CHC 314.14
97 Anibal Sanchez WAS 332.37
98 Nate Pearson TOR 368.48
99 Steven Matz NYM 290.83
100 Sixto Sachez MIA 455.08
101 Yusei Kikuchi SEA 523.26
102 Justin Dunn SEA 570.57
103 Deivi Garcia NYY 592.6
104 Sean Newcomb ATL 526.38
105 Kyle Wright ATL 540.55
106 Jose Urquidy HOU 231.62
107 Yonny Chirinos TB 285.31
108 Jordan Lyles TEX 392.51
109 Adrian Houser MIL 271.12
110 Joshua James HOU 406.22
111 Zach Eflin PHI 408.03
112 Wade Miley CIN 441.26
113 John Means BAL 345.22
114 Matt Manning DET 445.06
115 Danny Duffy KC 513.72
116 Homer Bailey MIN 518.55
117 Rick Porcello NYM 408
118 Jon Lester CHC 388.42
119 Tyler Mahle CIN 385.58
120 Justus Sheffield SEA 396.42
121 Mike Fiers OAK 377.4
122 Julio Teheran LAA 350.78
123 Pablo Lopez MIA 338.12
124 Spencer Turnbull DET 450.03
125 Dylan Bundy LAA 321.54
126 Ryan Yarbrough TB 260.97

 

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Justin is the co-host on The Sleeper and The Bust Podcast and writes for Rotographs covering the Roto Riteup as well as random topics that float into his juvenile brain. In addition to his work at Rotographs, Justin is the lead fantasy writer/analyst and co-owner for FriendswithFantasyBenefits.com, owner of The Great Fantasy Baseball Invitational, and a fantasy football and baseball writer for Fantasy Alarm. He is also a certified addiction treatment counselor. Follow Justin on Twitter @JustinMasonFWFB.

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Trey Baughn
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Good list. Top 20 seems just about perfect. What’s the reasoning for Manaea, Heaney above Fried? Fried seems like a steal here.

Fromage
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Perhaps b/c there’s risk that Fried will spend time in the bullpen?

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hipsterdoofus

I dont see 5 better starts on ATL over Fried. Not sure I see 2.